The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 95 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.18% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £525 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -5.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £274 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
3rd Line Support
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1453 2072 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.40% 94.27% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 1357 1108
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 88 72
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £9.50 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

3rd Line Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the West Yorkshire region.

3rd Line Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3rd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +19 2 - - 3
3rd Line Support
Yorkshire

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 3rd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Grafana
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Grafana
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Samsung